The IWC Portugieser Copy Chronograph, one of IWC’s most popular models, is newly equipped in the standard version with the IWC in-house 69355 calibre and a see-through sapphire-glass back. This year’s new colors include a green sunburst and red sunburst dial.
The Case and Dial
The Portugieser Chronograph is one of IWC Schaffhausen’s most iconic models. With its compact diameter of 41 millimetres, it fits almost any wrist. However, the thin bezel gives the impression of wearing a significantly larger timepiece. The case is 13 mm thick.
The clear, functional dial boasts applied Arabic numerals and slender Feuille hands. Printed with a quarter-second scale, the inner réhaut allows precise reading of the stop time. This Fake IWC Watches features a stainless steel case, a burgundy dial, as well as rhodium-plated hands and appliqués; it is fitted with a black alligator leather strap.
Inside the sporty-elegant chronograph, the IWC-manufactured 69355 calibre is at work. The robust and precise chronograph movement in classic column-wheel design is visible through a sapphire-glass case back.
On the wrist, and especially when seen in the metal, the Best IWC Replica Watches in red gold is, without doubt, one of the most striking watches. As thoroughly disappointing as I personally found the dials on last year’s cheap-n-cheerful IWC Pilot, the “face” of this Da Vinci is the exact opposite in every single way. It is serious, purposeful, balanced, and its quality of execution matches its price point – qualities that didn’t come to mind when looking at those Pilots.
The manufacture caliber 89630 in the IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Replica Watch is the first IWC to combine the Kurt Klaus moon phase indication system and the double chronograph counters in one sub-dial – talk about a niche, but impressive feat… The moon phase here is accurate not to the measly one day in 122 years as most moon phases, but to one day in 577.5 years.
The soft look of the applied gold indices contrast rather beautifully against the sharp, angular, pointy hands – a subtle but impressive detail. Fake IWC Watches some thirty-plus years of experience in designing similarly feature-packed dials shows in how the silver-plated dial lacks any outstanding patterns or texture, serving as a soft-glowing backdrop that allows all other nicely separated elements to stand out, improving legibility and easing on aesthetic overload.
The year window above 7 o’clock is clearly more for bragging rights than for anything else – if it were to make watchmakers’ lives easier to set the perpetual functions of the movement it could still be hidden by the dial itself. But AAA IWC Replica Watcheseven goes so far as to say that they already “supply the century slide bearing the figures 22, 23, and 24 for the years 2200 to 2499 – you know, just in case manufacturing technologies in 2247 wouldn’t allow for the making of this small piece.
The revisit to the series saw a host of updates and new watches, from the new Mark XVIII, to a new world-timer chronograph, to a 36-mm time-only piece, to 48-mm and 55-mm versions of the historically inspired Big Pilot Heritage Copy Watches.
The IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage Fake Watch is available in both 48-mm and 55-mm titanium-cased variations, with very little aesthetic distinctions between the two other than size. Using a B-Uhr-style case with long lugs and a large diamond crown, the watch features a matte black dial with faux-patina numerals and accents. Within the outer minute ring is the iconic triangle at the 12 o’clock mark, printed Roman numerals for most of the hour marks, and a smaller subdial for the running seconds towards the 6 o’clock position.Powering the Best 48-mm Replica Watches is the manually-wound, IWC-manufactured Caliber 59215, which stores an eight-day power reserve and can be observed through a small window on the solid caseback. The 55-mm piece uses the IWC-manufactured Caliber 98300, with a 46-hour power reserve.
The two watches, similar to many other IWC Knockoff Watches of the past few years, pay an honorable tribute to the original design codes of their vintage predecessors. In particular, the 55-mm piece, with its historically accurate case size, lack of a date window, simple dial configuration, and completely solid caseback, succeeds admirably as a collector’s piece inspired by the past.
The 48-mm variation, while less of a direct homage, still maintains many “heritage” design elements. Like the 55-mm version, and the vintage pieces, it uses a similar case shape, dial configuration, and crown, but it strays into the modern realm with its contemporary movement, power reserve, and date indicator.